What People Say About Us

"If you are to make a serious attempt to cut your energy usage and carbon footprint, you have to be able to measure what you are doing. The Eco-monitor approach allows exact monitoring and they help us focus on usage and how we can save."

Andrew Thornton, Thornton's Budgens

"We have employed the services of Eco-monitor in many of our key properties and have realised some excellent results. Compared to other energy management companies that we looked at their approach is unique and refreshing. They provide an excellent service and they are extremely proactive with my team. They always ensure all actions that they recommend are implemented and followed through effectively and that results are communicated at every level."

Rick Slater, Property Director, Helix Property Advisors

 

Going green can boost business

According to research from professional services KPMG, corporate sustainability is good for business. Companies generally benefit from increased profitability, improved employee morale and a new customer base.

Vincent Neate, European Head of Climate Change and Sustainability at KPMG said: “It is certainly positive to see that all of the UK respondents and the majority of the 400 global companies we spoke to either have a sustainability plan in place or are in the process of developing one.”

The main business driver for sustainable practice is brand reputation enhancement at 40%. The biggest benefits of sustainability strategies are:

  • attracting and retaining customers (32%);
  • increased profitability (31.5%)  and
  • better quality products or services (25%).

‘Corporate Sustainability: a progress report’ has also highlighted that finance and cost are the biggest challenges companies face when implementing sustainable practices.

Two-thirds of those polled said that a new set of rules was either very important or critical.

Yvo de Boer, Special Global Adviser for KPMG’s Climate Change and Sustainability practice said support and direction was needed to help more companies: “We must work to empower the private sector to make an impact on sustainability goals, but to do so, requires leadership in the private sector, and strong support from governments